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Taekwondo Team Finishes First at Chinese Grand Slam

Iranian taekwondokas celebrating victoryIranian taekwondokas celebrating victory

Iran taekwondo team was crowned at the Chinese grand slam in Wuxi city, part of the Wuxi World Taekwondo World Cup, in team championships section on Saturday.

In the four-nation cup the taekwondokas faced Russia, second winner at the Abidjan Grand Prix, in the first combat and finished 39-20 to qualify for the next level to meet China that had passed South Korea 76-63.

According to the website of the games Worldtaekwondo.org, Iranian practitioners beat their Chinese rivals 76-56 to win the grand slam.

Armin Hadipour, Mirhashem Hosseini, Erfan Nazemi, Mehdi Khodabakhshi, Saeid Rajabi and Seyyed Hossein Ehsani-Petroudi were members of the Iran squad. Iran attended the games only with the men’s team.

 

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